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Auction 187, Lot 670

"Cote de Zanguebar", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Eastern Africa

Period: 1749 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif Universel et Militaire

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 7.6 inches
16.5 x 19.3 cm
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This small map shows the eastern coast of Africa from Kenya to Mozambique. Lake Malawi (Grand Lac Marawi) is shown with a note to the east explaining that the interior of the region is unknown, except for the fact that there are frequent incursions by native tribes.

References: Pedley #441.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a watermarked sheet with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 4/27/2022